Cayman Islands companies: The Asia connection

The Cayman Islands has, in recent times, proved itself an increasingly popular jurisdiction for the incorporation of companies owned or operated by parties located in Asia. There are a number of reasons for this popularity.

Asia not immune

The last few years have seen a shift in hiring patterns of financial professionals around the world. Many bankers, financial lawyers and other professionals have considered a move to Asia, hearing rumours of exotic, recession proof economies. However, Asia has not been immune to global financial turmoil. 

 

Harvesting investment returns in Asia

In an article that I wrote for the April 2010 issue of Cayman Financial Review, I set out the reasons why I share Buffett’s view, except that I explained why it applies to the broader Asia ex Japan region that comprises nearly half the world’s population.

Eastern promise: Eyes on Asia

As soon after the arrival of the financial crisis as late 2008, and throughout 2009 governments and economists across the globe predicted that in 2010 the world economy would be coming out of recession and growth would return.

Understanding China: Five films

Outsiders have struggled to understand China since (at least) Marco Polo. The western appetite for information on China now exceeds the demand for Chinese food; sometimes it seems a new book promising to unlock the mysteries of China’s surging economy, political system, or society appears daily.